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A Message from Andy Jack

Posted on July 6, 2015 by

The Health and Safety Reform legislation is looming and we will know more in the next quarter. Momentum is gathering and early commentary from government looks like the New Zealand stance may lean more towards greater corporate ownership and fines, but possibly less likely to focus on personal director liability and criminal prosecutions. The legislation is coming, and regardless, businesses would be prudent to review their current procedures and policies.

Our Account Management team have been busy running through our TRM3 risk assessment modules. Providing consultations to best prepare our customers will not be on a silver bullet approach but rather form part of our annual review processes.

Domestic competition is heating up with Jetstar's recent announcement to expand its New Zealand footprint into the regions which will undoubtedly stir intrigue and interest. Greater choice in the regions with scheduling will be welcomed and it will be great to see how pricing is influenced.

 

Andy Jack

Andy Jack, General Manager, FCm Travel Solutions

 

An update from FCm

Doug Gordon, who has done a great job in the Account Management team, now takes the lead with Corporate product and will be driving new exciting products to add greater value for our customers. Replacing Doug we have Anthony Bodle and Andrea Deller as Account Management Leaders, in Auckland and Wellington respectively. Both Anthony and Andrea have been in our business for a number of years and this opportunity will ensure greater depth and localised leadership support.

In a newly created role, Rochelle Kilmartin has been appointed as Corporate Systems Leader and will be the driving force behind technological advances within the corporate business. Well regarded in the industry, Rocky as she's well known, brings a range of experience and expertise to her role. She will lead a team dedicated to bringing leading-edge technology to the business.